Monthly Archives: June 2016


Top Tips for Taste of Toronto 2016

  I attended the Friday evening session of the 2016 Taste of Toronto restaurant festival last night. The festival is in its 3rd year so, when compared to its well established sister events in cities such as London, it’s still in its infancy. However, with 15 restaurants and 40+ exhibitors showcasing their culinary delights, we thoroughly enjoyed the variety…


Ticket Giveaway to Taste of Toronto (June 23 to 26)!

Taste of Toronto and The Inspired Hostess want to treat you and a guest to an afternoon or evening session at Toronto’s Tastiest Restaurant Festival! Taste of Toronto is at Garrison Common at Fort York (250 Fort York Blvd.) in Toronto and runs from June 23 to 26, 2016. See contest entry details and rules below! PRIZE: I’m giving away 3 pairs of entry tickets! Entry tickets do not include…


Top 8 Tips for a Fancy Tea Party

Last year, my daughter asked me, no less than twenty times, to organize a fancy tea party for her birthday. Over the years, we’ve developed a special mommy-daughter pastime, of enjoying afternoon tea, to celebrate special occasions. She loves nibbling on little finger sandwiches and scones, served on tiered cake stands, and always orders a mint tea to complement her meal. It’s…